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Meet The Cutest Rescuers On Ski Patrol: Our Favorite Avy Dogs Of 2016-17

Meet The Cutest Rescuers On Ski Patrol: Our Favorite Avy Dogs Of 2016-17

by Alyssa Erickson

Add a large portion of snow, an equal amount of mountains and a dash of our favorite avalanche rescue dogs, and we found the perfect ingredients for a smile! Everyone loves these four legged and furry friends that keep us… Read More →

Winter Storm Niko Will Bring Powder Back To The East

Winter Storm Niko Will Bring Powder Back To The East

by RoseAnne Moises

East coast, keep on with your snow dances… As we head into the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings all over the east, expecting to bring powder to the mid-Atlantic and southern New England. How much snow… Read More →

5 Super Bowls You Can Ski Before The Big Game

5 Super Bowls You Can Ski Before The Big Game

by Kristen Lummis

Welcome to the week of the big game! While the eyes of the sporting world are on the championship showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots, our eyes are on bowls of a different kind: ski bowls…. Read More →

How to Build the Ultimate Shot Ski

How to Build the Ultimate Shot Ski

by Katie Coakley

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 24, 2014 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. Ah, the shot ski. This particular instrument of revelry (or torture, depending on your height) is possibly the second best use for… Read More →

Ski Travel: Do I Need Winter Tires For My Car?

Ski Travel: Do I Need Winter Tires For My Car?

by Eric Wagnon

Way back in the day, families in colder climates annually switched winter tires (AKA “snow tires”) on their trusty station wagons (with the faux-wood exterior of course). The rise of “all-season tires” ended that ritual for many, but those who… Read More →

What Was It Like To Go Skiing 50 Years Ago?

What Was It Like To Go Skiing 50 Years Ago?

by Rose Marie Cleese

Hey, you young’uns (i.e., skiers and boarders under 50), if you were to be plopped down in the middle of a ski slope in 1966, you’d find yourself in a strange and unfamiliar land—from the snow to the skiing techniques… Read More →

The Ski Bum Gift Guide: 13 Gift Ideas For Skiers & Snowboarders

The Ski Bum Gift Guide: 13 Gift Ideas For Skiers & Snowboarders

by Arielle Gordon-Rowe

Everyone has those ski bum friends whose ski socks are perpetually mismatched. Those friends whose baselayers smell as if they’ve been wedged between couch cushions for months. They’re the friends who sprint to the lift five minutes before it opens,… Read More →

10 Things You Should Know Before Moving To A Ski Town

10 Things You Should Know Before Moving To A Ski Town

by Katie Coakley

In the summer of 2002, I needed a change. I was working in a big city in a job that I loved but made me cry almost daily. I wanted something different, something completely unlike what I was doing. So… Read More →

6 of the U.S.’s Last Great Ski Towns

6 of the U.S.’s Last Great Ski Towns

by Katie Coakley

Let’s face it: things change. You get older, technology races full speed ahead and you can no longer get a tank of gas for less than a dollar. The ski industry has changed, too. From high-speed six-person chairlifts to apps… Read More →

8 Mountain Weddings With The Best Views Ever

8 Mountain Weddings With The Best Views Ever

by Sarah Woods

Couples who play together, stay together. So where else better to say “I do” than at your favorite playground? Here’s a roundup of mountain weddings that just might inspire you to get married among the magic of your favorite range…. Read More →